Company files federal class-action lawsuit against Haslam's Pilot Flying J

4:27 PM, Jun 11, 2013   |    comments
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Eagle Motor Freight, of Montgomery, has filed a federal, class-action lawsuit in U.S. District Court here.

Eagle Motor Freight alleges that Pilot did not live up to its end of the bargain regarding fuel rebates. Eagle had been participating in the program since 2009.

Eagle becomes the 15th company to file a lawsuit regarding the rebate program.

See overview/videos of Pilot Flying J investigation

Pilot Flying J CEO jimmy Haslam is also the owner of the Cleveland Browns and has denied any knowledge of wrongdoing by employees.

All of the lawsuits followed an April 15 raid by the FBI and the IRS at Pilot's Knoxville headquarters.

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